Anne Sebba

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Anne Sebba is an award-winning biographer, historian and author of eleven books. Her latest, Ethel Rosenberg, An American Tragedy was shortlisted for the Wingate Prize and has been optioned by Miramax. Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved and Died in the 1940’s, was the winner of the 2016 Franco-British Society book prize. Previously Anne wrote That Woman, a biography of Wallis Simpson and the scandal of the 1936 abdication crisis, which was an international bestseller. A former Reuters Foreign Correspondent – the first woman to be accepted on their Graduate Trainee scheme – Anne is a broadcaster and regularly appears on television talking about her books, mostly biographies including Jennie Churchill, Mother Teresa, William Bankes and Laura Ashley. She is a former chair of Britain’s 10,000 strong Society of Authors, an accredited ‘Arts Society’ lecturer who gives talks to a variety of audiences in the US and UK as well as on cruises, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature (FRSL) and a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Historical Research. She is currently working on a book about the Women’s Orchestra of Auschwitz, publication UK and US 2025 to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the liberation of the camps.

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